Six construction firms have submitted tenders (bids) to build the Duhai Depot and Workshop (Package 5A) of the 82.15 km Delhi – Meerut (RRTS) Line after officials from the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) opened e-tenders today afternoon to reveal its list of bidders.
Duhai Depot lies on the northern-end of 18 km priority corridor section (Sahibabad – Duhai EPE), and along with Modipuram Depot will be used to service and stable the line’s 210 coach Bombardier rolling stock. A smaller stabling yard is planned at Jangpura in Delhi where a few Bombardier train-sets will be stabled overnight for the first few morning services.
- Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Ltd.
- IRCON International Ltd.
- ISGEC Heavy Engineering Ltd.
- Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.
- URC Construction Pvt Ltd.
- Vijay Nirman Company Pvt. Ltd.
The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is complete, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely contractor for building the depot’s structures and infrastructure.
NCRTC invited tenders for this package on January 10, 2020 and expects the assigned contractor to complete work in 730 days (2 years).
Tender Number: DM/DC/COR-OF/078
Brief Scope of Package 5A: Construction of Depot cum Workshop near Duhai RRTS Station (including Architectural Finishing, PEB, E and M and Road works) of Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut RRTS Corridor
With this development, here’s the current status of each package –
|Package / Section||Status|
|Package 1: Sahibabad Ramp – Ghaziabad Station (elevated, 2 stations)||Under construction by KEC-CCECC JV|
|Package 2: Ghaziabad Station – Duhai EPE crossing (elevated, 2 stations)||Under construction by APCO-CRFG JV|
|Package 3 Lot-1: Duhai (EPE) – Modi Nagar North (elevated, 2 stations)||L&T awarded contract in March|
|Package 3 Lot-2: Modi Nagar North – Shatabdi Nagar (elevated, 5 stations)||L&T awarded contract in March|
|Package 4: New Ashok Nagar Ramp – Anand Vihar – Sahibabad Ramp (underground, 1 station)||Technical Bid Evaluation in Progress (5 bids received)|
|Package 5A: Duhai Depot / Workshop||Bids Invited in January. Technical Bids opened today (this post)|
|Package 6: Sarai Kale Khan – New Ashok Nagar (elevated, 2 stations)||Technical Bid Evaluation in Progress (5 bids received)|
|Package 7: Shatabdi Nagar – Brahampuri – Brahampuri DN Ramp (elevated, 1 station) AND Begumpul UP Ramp – MES Colony – Daurli – Meerut North – Modipuram (elevated, 4 stations)||Bids Invited in April|
|Package 8: Brahampuri DN Ramp to Begumpul UP Ramp (underground, 3 stations)||Bids invited in February|
|Package X: Modipuram Depot / Workshop||Bid Notice Pending|
For more updates, check out the NCR RRTS section of The Metro Rail Guy!